Being a nurse doesn’t give immunity from long-term illness: points to consider after being diagnosed
Information specialist nurse Ellen Watters offers advice to those wanting to move out of the health service
When a patient's condition affects their ability to express themselves it is important to use different strategies to meet their needs, says Mandy Day-Calder
Overstepping boundaries can undermine patients’ trust and respect – and may put your future registration at risk.
In addition to providing compassionate care and administering correct treatments, the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code states that nurses must keep patients and the public safe and free from harm.
Referring to the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code’s second theme – practise effectively; think what effective nursing care means to you and how this has an impact on the essence of quality care.
To remain on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register as a qualified nurse you will have to revalidate every three years. This involves demonstrating that you are incorporating the NMC Code into your day-today practice and continuing professional development.
On graduating from your nursing degree course, one aspect of nursing life you may be worried about is how you will cope with taking responsibility for a group of patients, or even a whole ward.
A life coach offers advice on dealing with some challenging situations you might encounter on clinical placement.
An ageing population coupled with the increase in treatable illnesses has led to ‘health promotion’ and ‘self-management’ becoming buzz words in today’s NHS.
As a nursing student the relentless demands of work, studying and family life can leave you feeling like you are on a treadmill that has no off switch.
Job interviews are increasingly likely to involve competency-based questions. What does that mean and how can you prepare?
Career coaching can help to ensure your goals are focused on what you really want, and be clear about the steps you need to take to succeed
Managing stress is about looking after yourself. But it doesn’t have to feel like another task – it can be fun.
Most nurses will meet the NMC's revalidation requirements easily, but can you prove it? Here we offer some advice on how to do it.
With the charity Anxiety UK stating that as many as one in six young people will experience anxiety at some point in their lives, this guide provides an excellent resource for any professional working with young people.
This short book by Carol Fitzpatrick would make an excellent resource for professionals who work with young people and a helpful book for many parents